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How to make money from your craft hobby

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Creative Hobbycraft. If you make crafts as a hobby, you may have daydreamed about turning it into a money-making business.

But there’s no reason to assume it has to stay a daydream.

There are many examples of people who have managed to achieve just this.

One example is   selling knitted animal heads in the style of wall-mounted hunting trophies.

Another making money from their craft is creating handmade greetings cards.

What these two have in common is that both, these entrepreneurs started their business using a selling platform. like Bidallhours.

This website allows individuals to sell craft items through their online shop and there are many more people who have been able to monetise their hobby.

With Etsy now reaching close to a million online stores, there is a lot of competition for business.

Resulting in a crowded marketplace.

Other websites can offer a similar service.

Whichever route you go down, there are a number of things to consider if you want to try to become one of these success stories.

Creative Hobbycraft. Online

There are several options for websites to sell your wares on.

As well as Etsy, Amazon and eBay both offer online shops, but they all charge a fee for listing your items.

Consequently you pay a small amount regardless of whether someone buys.

Furthermore take a percentage of your earnings from anything you do sell.

You could go it alone and set up a Facebook page for your business –  it’s a bit more hands on.

Although you’d have to manage any sales yourself by either invoicing or sending them a link to your Paypal.

Kickstarter has a craft project section .

Which has the benefit that will be able to gauge demand before committing yourself to a product range.

Knowing you’ve got guaranteed sales before you start producing your items.

Bidallhours , power  is Knowledge.

Make sure you do your research.

This includes looking at the different outlet options to assess:

What sort of competition is out there

What is selling

How to market your item in terms of images, descriptions, customisation options.

Also what ever else you can think of.

Your product must stand out from the crowd.

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Having seen what else is in the marketplace.

Bidallhours marketplace will compare favourably  for your proposed products. With what else is on offer.

If not, you will have to consider your options .

Work hard at improving your craft to meet the level of the marketplace.

Also look at doing something very unique and unlike anything else available.

If you can create a product that no-one else is producing you will definitely stand out and make sales .

Assuming there is demand for it.

It’s important to remember that most businesses do not make a profit in their first year.

Also the same will apply even more so with a small business if you have to buy any tools or bulk purchase materials.

As a resul the more you put in, the more you are likely to get out.

Gauge at what level you are comfortable operating.

You may be just looking to sell one or two items a month simply to allow you to continue with your hobby.

It’s all about the money

You need to ensure you price your product appropriately.

Remember that turnover does not equal profit.

Although take into account all of your costs.

This will be the obvious costs, such as materials, postage.

There are no fees  to pay , when bidallhours is your chosen outlet.

You will also want to add on costs for wear and tear on any equipment you might use or even rental costs if you need to hire a room or storage, plus a little extra for profit for yourself.

The profit element will probably be dependent on where you want to position yourself in the market place, which you’ll need to judge from your research.

Finally our customers advertise their website here for free.

The ability to analyse your sales is very useful.

Bidallhours online stores will allow you to do so,  you should log your sales as much as possible.

Viewers of The Apprentice would have heard Alan Sugar telling contestants to “smell what sells.”

If you have more than one product  then knowing where you are making your sales.

Creative Hobbycraft will allow you to allocate your products more profitability.

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Creative-style networks are really taking off.

These networks might be totally wrong for the type of product that you’re looking to sell.

But if you’re not tied down already, then these networks are worth the time to try out.

If you want to dodge the competition altogether, you should build your own online store.

If you want to avoid competition, listing fees and paying commissions, then consider running your own online store.

It’s a little more work to get set up .(unless you

Use a store builder like BIDALLHOURS stores and to promote.

As a result the bigger picture it can be a hugely profitable option.

While at that, if you’re looking for more profitable products to sell, you can learn more about Salehoo 

Which can help you source profitable products from low cost suppliers.

Be sure to also check these Salehoo reviews by our customers before you decide.

Finally, if you’re an enthusiast for selling one type of product .

But you don’t want to build your own site.

Creative Hobbycraftit’s worth looking into niche-specific marketplaces.

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Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art Refashioning the Internet

 

Royal College of Art Gravity Sketch.

InnovationRCA launches First50 Scale-Up programme

To connect their start-ups with industry mentors and help them reach greater heights

The Royal College of Art’s centre for enterprise and entrepreneurship,

Innovation RCA, has reached a significant milestone on its journey, helping 82 graduates launch more than 50 spinouts.

These companies range from one producing a vegan leather alternative made from pineapple leaves,

To making clothes that expand as children grow and another producing concrete material available in a roll.

Collectively these companies have created more than 650 UK jobs and generated more than £87 million turnover in the last 10 years.
A number of InnovationRCA’s companies have either achieved the status of scale-up* or are very close to achieving this.

To help these companies reach the next level and create successful and sustainable British companies,

Innovation RCA has launched a new First50 Scale-Up programme

Which will pair InnovationRCA entrepreneurs with senior executives from industry to foster future heavyweight talent in innovation and disruption.

Innovation RCA director, Dr Nadia Danhash, said:

‘The First50 Scale-Up programme is about so much more than celebrating the achievements of our graduate companies.

It’s about recognising their potential to scale to even greater heights,

Create more jobs and exports, improve more people’s lives and change the world we live in.

We’ve been with them from day one and we will continue to stand with them.

Shoulder to shoulder and support them with this new scale-up programme.’

Royal College of Art Vice-Chancellor, Dr Paul Thompson, said:

‘We are so pleased to be launching the First50 Scale-Up programme of support

That says that the RCA is your partner for life and will continue to support you long after you’ve graduated.

We must give thanks to a number of senior executives from global and British large corporations

Having agreed to become scale-up business fellows.

Giving up their time to meet our founders and provide insights to help these companies grow.’

*The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) definition of a scale-up

Which is a company that has 10 or more employees and is growing at a rate of 20% year on year for three years.
InnovationRCA’s Success Stories

IKAWA – Maker of the World’s First Digital Micro Coffee Roaster


Founded by Royal College of Art graduates Andrew Stordy and Rombout Frieling,

IKAWA, is a scaleup that’s created a micro-roasting system that is revolutionising the word of coffee for producers and consumers.

Designed and made in the UK and selling in over 70 countries,

The IKAWA vision is to change the coffee industry for the benefit of coffee growers as well as coffee drinkers,

By facilitating a rewarding trading relationship with smallholder coffee farmers and helping them improve their coffee quality.

Coffee enthusiasts order green, unroasted beans, which are then roasted at the push of a button and ground in an IKAWA Home Roaster.

Industry professionals can use the Pro Roaster to test new harvests and replicate these roasts when back in the office.

So simple, the whole family can use it. It’s powerful and its capability only grows with your curiosity.

ROLI – Creating new music-making devices for the digital age


Design-led music technology company ROLI, develops hardware and software products to make music creation more connected and accessible for everyone.

ROLI’s first product, the Seaboard, reimagined the piano keyboard as a soft touch-responsive, continuous surface combining the expressive capabilities of multiple instruments in one interface.

Founded at InnovationRCA, ROLI which grew out of RCA alum Roland Lamb’s graduation project, exports its products to over 40 countries.

Plumis – A fire detection and suppression company that produces Automist®, a simple, retrofittable, sprinkler-alternative that detects and puts out fires without soaking homes


Automist began as a student project at the Royal College of Art and was supported and backed by InnovationRCA.

This young company is winner of numerous international awards including the James Dyson Award and a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation – the UK’s highest accolade for business success – in recognition of outstanding innovative achievements by demonstrating commercial success through innovative products and Build It Awards 2016’s  Best Home Technology Product.

Automist has been installed in more than 3000 UK homes.

Concrete Canvas – Maker of Concrete Canvas, concrete on a roll


Concrete Canvas® is a flexible, concrete impregnated fabric that hardens on hydration to form a thin, durable, waterproof and fire-resistant concrete layer.

It prevents erosion control, containment and rapidly deployable hardened shelters.

Used in over 80 countries and employing more than 30 people.

Concrete Canvas was ranked the 16th fastest growing UK company by Sunday Times

Fast Track 100’ (2015) and won the Queen’s Award for Innovation in Enterprise in 2014.

Concrete Canvas grew out of Royal College of Art.

Graduates William Crawford and Peter Brewin’s project of rapidly deployable shelters for humanitarian disaster relief.

Loowatt – Maker of a waterless toilet and waste processing system that converts waste into fuel and fertiliser


Founder Virginia Gardiner created Loowatt while studying for her Masters in Industrial Design Engineering at the Royal College of Art.

In addition to installing over 100 household toilets in drought-stricken Madagascar, Loowatt also provides luxury ‘super loos.

Servicing music festivals and large-scale outdoor events in the UK, including the 2018 wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in Windsor, UK.

The Loowatt team is made up of designers, engineers, tech-experts and business people, all of whom are committed to creating a paradigm shift in sanitation.

The company has received several large awards from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Innovate UK and is backed by a number of investors.

Ananas Anam – Maker of the world’s first sustainable leather alternative: Piñatex®


Piñatex® is an innovative natural textile made from pineapple leaf fibre; the by-product of existing agriculture.

Using waste leaf fibres creates an additional income stream for farming communities in countries that need it most.

Piñatex® is a natural, sustainably-sourced, cruelty free material and is the first fabric to receive a “PETA-Approved Vegan” certification.

Ananas Anam Founder Dr Carmen Hijosa created Piñatex® while studying for a PhD in Textiles the Royal College of Art. Carmen is also a winner of InnovateUK’s Women in Innovation Awards 2016.

TG0 – Developer of a tactile interactive control technology


Almost all electronic product controls have the same limitation:

Bundles of on/off buttons that are rigid and uninspiring to use, expensive and complicated to manufacture.

TG0 produces controls that are simple and cheap to manufacture, ergonomic and friendlier to the environment.

Also TG0 is an award winning start-up creating a platform technology with a wide range of applications- from automotive interiors and consumer electronics to gaming consoles.

Furthermore TG0 was invented by Founder Ming Kong while he was studying Innovation Design Engineering at the Royal College of Art. The technology is patent pending.

Gravity Sketch – The company’s immersive 3D technology allows users to explore and communicate their ideas directly in 3D though AR and VR


An intuitive creation tool with a re-imagined user experience designed for mixed reality,

Gravity Sketch’s allows users to seamlessly export content in a variety of formats giving them the freedom to take design to the next phase.

Create 3D models, concept drafts, and work in a fast and intuitive way through the use of AR, VR, and Touch technologies

With Gravity Sketch there is no need to learn CAD, engineering vocabulary or cumbersome keyboard commands.

The Gravity Sketch team of Oluwaseyi Sosanya, Daniela Paredes Fuentes, Guillaume Couche and Pierre Paslier

Began working on the project whilst studying for their Masters in Innovation Design Engineering at the Royal College of Art.

ENDS

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If you would like further information or more images please contact

Kim Pham, RCA Press Office on t: +44 (0) 20 7590 4127, e: [email protected]

Notes to Editors

About the Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art, the internationally renowned art and design university,

Provides students with unrivalled opportunities to deliver art and design projects that transform the world.

A small, specialist and research-intensive postgraduate university based in the heart of London,

Furthermore the RCA is a high performing institution, a radical traditionalist in a fast paced world.

The RCA’s approach is founded on the premise that art, design creative thinking, science, engineering and technology.

Must all collaborate to solve today’s global challenges.

The University employs around 1000 professionals from around the world .

Professors, researchers, art and design practitioners, advisers and visiting lecturers.

Which to teach and develop students in 30 academic programmes.

Royal College of Art  students are exposed to new knowledge in a way that encourages them to experiment.

Working across scientific and technical canvases and beyond set boundaries, RCA students seek to solve real-world problems.

The RCA runs joint courses with Imperial College London and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

InnovationRCA, the university’s centre for enterprise, entrepreneurship, incubation and business support,

has helped over 50 RCA business ideas become a reality that has led to the creation of over 600 UK jobs.

Alumni include David Adjaye, Christopher Bailey, Monster Chetwynd, David Hockney.

Also Tracey Emin, Thomas Heatherwick, Lubaina Himid, Clare Waight Keller and Rose Wylie.

The RCA was named the world’s leading university of art and design in the QS World Rankings 2019 for the fifth consecutive year.

About Innovation Royal College of Art

InnovationRCA is the Royal College of Art’s centre for enterprise and entrepreneurship, helping students and graduates transform compelling ideas into successful businesses.

It provides start-up incubation services, to help exceptional graduate start-ups with  compelling ideas rapidly generate technological, market or commercial proof of concept and transform into profitable and investable businesses.
It also incubates and manages the commercialisation of intellectual property created by graduates  helping them secure licenses and bring their products to market

Panther Dryers 700

Panther Dryers screen printing equipment

Panther Dryers

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Panther Dryers , they have been aroung a long time.

Over priced uk made DINOSAURS ready for the scrap yard.

Value less  Scrap metal .

Do their Panther Dryers really offer value for money ?

The WPS Panther 700 Texitunnel is the most popular tunnel dryer in the UK a proven workhorse

Built to last:Highly efficient t-shirt dryer

Suitable for any small or medium size t-shirt printing company using mainly “plastisol” printing inks.

Good for t-shirts, sweatshirts, working clothes, umbrellas and many more substrates.

  • Suitable for curing (plastisol inks)  up to 500 garments per hour
  • Suitable for curing air drying waterbased inks up to 600 garments per hour
  • For heat cured water based inks 2 passes is required (100 – 150 garments per hour)

Panther Dryers  Specifications

Length  – Overall 2 metres  (Inlet 59cm / Tunnel 109cm / Outlet 33cm)

Width – Maximum with control box on the side 97cm / maxium with screen printing  control box on the top 92cm / Tunnel (outside) 77cm / Transportband 70cm and Heaters 51.5cm

Electrical – available as 1 or 3 phase (380 volts / KW (total) 7.4 kw / Average power use per phase per hour 1.6 kw / Max power requirements per phase 11 amps

Belt Speed in m/min – 0

First and for most  they claim  this Panther dryer cures 500 prints on t.shirts an hour.

T.shirts  small to xl are 30 inches long and 20- 24″ wide.  A3 size print is 12 x 17″ long.

The  Panther  tunnel on the 700 model is 42″ long and 36″ wide..

Most reputable screen printing supplies of Plastisol inks.

CURING recommended by unon ink
For optimum curing, we recommend that a minimum
ink film temperature of 300°F (149°C). This can typically
be achieved by a dwell time in the oven of at least 1
minute in the oven set at a temperature above 300°F.

LETS DO THE ARITHMATIC

T. Shirts layed flat for consistant even curing .

Lay 3 end to end equates to 90″.  1 min inside the oven to travel 42″.

To be very kind and genorous , 120 prints an hour.

What beggers belief where did they come up with the figure 500?

Sounds like a load of shoe repairers.

The price is over £3000. you might as well flush your money  down the toilet.

Panther Dryer belt motor

Made by a company that manufactures wiper motors.

These were fitted to the  Mcfurson tunnel dryers 40 years ago they kept leaking oil.

Consequently they went bust!

WPS still peddals these  PantherDryers with these fitted wiper motors.

WPS also went into administration  3 years ago owing customers  and suppliers money.

Finally the sums and the facts dont lie.

Panther Dryer More updates and horror stories.

Watch this space.

HI All,
We have a Panther tunnel dryer which we purchased from Wicked Print over two years ago, it was fine for the first 18 months but since then we are on a third motor to drive the belt, a new Thermocouple
we are having problems with it not curing everything and the heat dropping up and down, does anyone have one or had the same problems?

https://www.dyesubforum.co.uk

OK, let’s try and keep it civil folks 🙂 We don’t tolerate rudeness from anyone on here.

I can’t comment on the actual machine. As you’ll know, WPS have recently been bought out.

Unfortunately this was just after they sold me a load of kit, most of which went back.

Even the pallette knife had to go back as it was like tin foil!

Everything that was ‘acceptable’ arrived damaged.

So if this is an ad for WPS (and i don’t believe it is!) I’d be the first to say steer clear!

I appreciate they’ve been bought out but when I approached the new owners about the (frankly) crap flash heater they ‘mis-sold’ me.

I was simply told that it wasn’t there problem as they’d just taken over the business following liquidation.

Very kindly they offered me a discount on future purchases but that’ll never happen!

  • The Panther 700 Texitunnel Conveyor Dryer

    Dave Roper has announced that it is now the exclusive dealers in the UK for Panther Dryers, “Europe’s first specialist manufacturer of electric screen printing tunnel dryers.”

    The dryers are made in the UK entirely from European parts, explains the company, which also reports that the dryers are low maintenance “as long as they are kept clean and are well looked after”.

    According to Dave Roper, there are a number of advantages to using the Panther dryers with their ceramic elements, such as “less energy, a longer life, equal drying speed, and the T-shirt remaining at a cool temperature.”

    Dryers can be customised to customers’ own specifications, explains the company, adding: “The Panther Dryer will offer you complete control over drying your garments.”

    Texitunnel 700 Panther Dryer. This dryer is designed with just one bank of elements – it is good for drying t-shirts after screen printing.

    FULLY CURING 500 A3 PRINTS AN HOUR WHITE ON BLACK , METALIC ON BLACK PULL THE OTHER ONE DAVE.!!!

    • Last used March 2018. Extractor fan not working but otherwise fully operational
    • Elements and thermocouples have been periodically replaced. Belts replaced.
    • Serviced by Panther on several occaions.
    •  sold as seen.  “The Panther Dryer
    • as you can see, they do not hold any value.

    SISS: WPS 700L Tunnel Dryer

    According to SISS, the WPS 700L Tunnel Dryer is its most popular dryer, with the company adding, “It is the most versatile and capable dryer in the marketplace.”

    Built by SISS (WPS) in the UK, it is ideal for DTG printers, says the manufacturer, curing both light and dark garments. It can also be used with manual and semi-automatic screen printers using plastisol, as well as water-based and water-based discharge ink, which the company says will be cured in a single pass.

    The dryer comes as standard with variable belt speed, temperature controls and an element array that can be moved up and down as needed, allowing it to accommodate large substrates. It uses ceramic infrared elements, which SISS says are efficient and long-lasting.

    The standard length of the dryer is 3m and it comes with air extraction and either a 70cm or 90cm wide belt. It is available in either three-phase or single-phase power formats and is, says SISS, “easy and cost-effective to maintain without the need of a rocket scientist!”

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 Screen Printing Supplies

 Screen Printing Supplies UK leading supplier

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Screen Printing Supplies uk. We are the market-leading supplier of high opacity plastisol inks in the UK.

Our plastisol white inks gives the screen printers of any size the widest range of options to print on any substrate.

Choose from a wide range of White inks ‘

designed to meet your exacting demands for specific substrates or that can work across many different substrates.

Our specialty Inks comprise a wide range of bases, barrier products, 4C process, and numerous special effect products.

Cheap  Screen Printing Supplies uk. offers a wide palette of ready to use plastisol color inks in stock and available readily.

Union Colors come in four different series.

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Furthermore special viscosity modifiers and additives were formulated to work with Union screen print inks.

Mixing systems  allow the textile screen printer to adjust our inks to meet specific application needs.

Furthermore our colour mixing systems are known in the market.

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PADE – Maxopake plastisol with high opacity used for direct printing.

PATE – Athletic Gloss plastisol ink for Nylon athletic uniforms.

PLUE – Ultrasoft Plastisol that is versatile, for easy direct printing and for transfers.

ATHP – Polyester Low Bleed Plastisol with high Opacity for 100% Polyester athletic uniforms.

Plastisol inks are widely used in garment printing.

They are easy to print, do not dry in the screen, can be very opaque on dark garments, and will adhere to most textiles.

They are composed primarily of two ingredients, PVC resin (a white powder) and plasticizer (a thick, clear liquid).

Plastisol inks have one outstanding characteristic, they must be heated to dry.

They will not dry, or cure, at normal temperatures.

For a complete cure, they must reach 143-166º C.

Plastisol inks can be printed on virtually any surface that can withstand the heat required to cure.

The ink and is porous enough to permit good ink penetration.

Plastisol inks do not color the fibers like a dye. Instead the ink wraps around the fibers and makes a mechanical bond with the fabric.

For this reason, they will not adhere to non-porous substrates such as plastic, metal, and glass.

They also will not adhere well to woven, waterproofed nylon material without adding a bonding agent.

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Plastisol inks are innocuous when used with reasonable care.

A true plastisol ink contains no air-polluting solvents or volatile organic compounds.

The manufacture, transportation, storage, use, and disposal of plastisol inks do not cause  environmental contamination ,

As long as the appropriate safety and environmental protection procedures are followed.

Cheap Screen Printing Essentials

Mesh Selection

With over 400 different meshes to choose from, selecting the correct mesh can be a frustrating process.

Use the following information as a general guideline for mesh selection.

  • Use 12 threads per centimeter for printing glitter inks.
  •  24 threads per centimeter for athletic printing, opaque ink deposits, thick puff ink, and shimmer ink.
  • 34 threads per centimeter for heavy coverage on dark shirts, solid underbase prints, puff, metallic, and shimmer inks, and transfer printing.
  • 4 9 threads per centimeter for general printing on dark shirts, underbase prints with detail, prints on dark nylon jackets, and silver shimmer ink.
  • 71 threads per centimeter for multi-color printing on light shirts, light colored nylon jackets.
  • 90 threads per centimeter for detailed multi-color printing on light shirts, light nylon jackets, over printing on dark shirts.
  • 120 threads per centimeter for process color on light shirts, overprinting on dark shirts.

When printing fleece goods use 20 threads lower. When printing with an automatic press use 30 threads higher.

This information was developed by Scott Fresener of the US Screen Printing Institute.

Emulsion Selection
For plastisol inks use solvent-resistant dual-cure or diazo direct emulsion stencils specifically designed for plastisols .

Capillary film stencils are also a good choice, particularly when printing halftones and transfers.

Plastisol  Additives

A word of caution about ink additives.

It’s easy to upset the chemical balance of plastisol inks by using the wrong additives or by adding too much of the correct additive.

The result can be a print that never cures properly, a problem that may not be discovered until your customer washes a shirt and the design falls off.

To avoid this problem use only those additives recommended by Union Ink, read the Technical Data Sheets for each ink and additive, and carefully follow their instructions.

Never add mineral spirits to plastisol ink.

Although mineral spirits will make it easier to print at first, soon the ink will become even stiffer and harder to print than before.

Also, it is possible that mineral spirits will prevent the ink from curing properly.

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Store plastisol inks at room temperature. Prolonged exposure to temperatures above 90º F (32º C) can cause the ink to start to cure while it’s still in the container.

Screen Washup
Clean plastisol ink off your screens with either mineral spirits or any of the various brand name screen washes available from your screen printing supplier.

Controlling Dye Migration
Dye migration is the problem caused by dyes in polyester fibers transferring to and changing the color of plastisol inks.

The colors most likely to migrate are red, maroon, kelly green, and some of the darker blues.

Dye migration may appear immediately after the ink is cured, or hours, days, or up to two weeks later.

To control dye migration use the following procedures:

  • Print with high-opacity, low-bleed inks.
  • Use no more heat than necessary to cure the ink. More heat means more dye migration.
  • Print and flash-cure a low-bleed white underbase, then print the desired color over that.
  • Avoid the problem by printing on 100% cotton fabrics.

Print Washability
The washability of properly cured direct and transfer prints is excellent. Dry cleaning is not recommended. Do not iron the printed part of the garment.

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Curing Plastisol 

Curing plastisol inks is a matter of exposing them to the proper amount of heat for the correct length of time.

Correct curing of plastisol ink is extremely important.

The most common problem encountered with plastisol inks is poor washability.

In almost every case, this is due to incomplete ink cure.

When plastisol is heated, the resin particles absorb the surrounding liquid plasticizer .

swell, merge with each other and form a tough, elastic film.

It is generally impossible to overcure direct prints because the overcure temperature is above the scorching point of the garment.

However, it is not recommended that you heat the ink layer above 350º F (176º C).

Above this temperature puff inks fall like a cake .

When you slam the oven door, and problems with dye migration are greatly increased.

If the entire thickness of the ink is not brought to the correct curing temperature the ink will be under-cured .

The resin has not absorbed all of the plasticizer and the ink will crack and flake off the garment when washed.

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Temperature

Plastisol will start to become dry to the touch or gelled (also called semi-cured) between 82-121º C.

It becomes fully cured between 138-160º C, depending on the type of plastisol.

The temperature at which the ink becomes fully cured is called the fusion temperature.

Most Union Ink plastisol inks cure at 149º C.

Check the Technical Data Sheet for each Union Ink plastisol for complete instructions.

Measuring Ink Temperature
Temperature test strips are useful for determining temperatures of the printed ink film.

For thick prints, a temperature tape should be placed inside the garment to make sure the proper temperature is achieved at the bottom of the ink film.

Temperature probes and infrared thermometers (pyrometers) can also be used.

Although they are extremely precise at measuring temperature.

Hence may give erroneous ink film temperature readings if not used correctly because the probe may not react quickly enough to changes in the ink film temperature.

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Time
Once the entire ink film thickness reaches the proper temperature, the ink is fully cured.

This means that with a high enough temperature in the curing unit, the plastisol could actually be cured in a few seconds.

Testing a Direct Print for Cure
The definitive test to determine if plastisol inks are cured is a wash test.

Generally it will take from 5-10 washings to fully test the cure, but if the ink is seriously undercured, the print will show deterioration after only 1-3 washings.

There are two other tests commonly used to check ink cure.

The most popular test is to stretch the print about 2/3 of the total stretch of the T-shirt.

If the print cracks badly and does not retract when the fabric is released, the ink is probably under-cured.

The stretch test does not always work on thick deposits of ink,

Such as with on athletic jerseys, where the top layer of ink may stretch but the ink deep down in the fabric may be under-cured.

Another test for curing can be done by placing a few drops of ethyl acetate onto the back of the ink on the inside of the garment.

This spot of ink is then placed onto an area of unprinted garment and burnished or held tightly together for two minutes.

If there is a transfer of ink to the unprinted area, the ink is not fully cured and the garment should be run through the dryer again.

Like the stretch test, this test is not always accurate. Ethyl acetate is a fairly hazardous chemical.

If the ink is undercured, you can run it through the dryer again and complete the cure.

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Adjusting Your Dryer

It’s very important to understand how to adjust your dryer to achieve the correct curing temperature.

It is a common misconception that you need to measure the temperature of the dryer.

Actually, you must be able to determine the temperature of the ink film.

The temperature of the ink film is determined by the time the garment is under the heater and the temperature of the heater.

This means that the temperature can be controlled with the belt speed of a conveyor dryer or time under the heater with a flash curing unit.

If the heater temperature in a dryer or flash curing unit reaches 427º C.

It is possible for the ink film on the garment to reach the full cure temperature  149º C in a matter of 20-30 seconds.

Generally the temperature in the dryer is much higher than the temperature required to cure the ink. This allows the ink to cure quicker for faster printing.

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Flash Curing
Plastisol can generally be fully cured with a flash cure unit if the heater is set to the highest temperature and the unit is placed 2-3 inches (5-7.6 cm) over the garment for 20-30 seconds.

For curing between colors where only a partial cure is required, the time can be less.

Conveyor Curing
As a starting point, the temperature of heaters should be set at full on.

If the heaters are allowed to cycle on and off there may be too long an off cycle for the dryer to maintain the proper temperature consistently.

The belt speed should be set so the garments are in the tunnel 20-30 seconds. Small dryers may require a much slower belt speed than larger dryers.

From this starting point, you will have to print sample garments and wash test them to determine the correct belt speed and temperature settings for your dryer for the various types of jobs you print.

Important Curing Tips

  • White ink requires the longest cure time of any standard color. Light ink colors require longer curing periods than dark colors.
  • Thick ink layers require longer curing periods than thin layers.
  • Glitter, shimmer, reflectivem, and metallic inks require longer curing periods.
  • Because the pigments used in these inks tend to reflect infrared radiation (heat).
  • Prints (both on paper and garments) should be cured within a minute of printing.
  • If you delay curing, the plasticizer in the ink may start to leach out of the ink into the substrate.
  • This will look like an oily margin around the print.
  • Temperature tapes are not exact.
  • They can vary as much as 10-20º F (5-10º C) and should be used only as a guide.
  • The definitive test is how well the print launders.
  • Dryer temperatures can vary greatly with just minor changes in belt speed, garment loading, room temperature, air movement, or fluctuations in incoming voltage.

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Plastisol Transfer Printing
Most plastisol heat transfers fall into one of three categories, hot-split, cold-peel, or puff.

When hot-split transfers are applied, the paper is stripped off the garment immediately after the heat transfer press is opened.

The ink layer splits, leaving part of the ink on the garment and part on the transfer paper.

Hot-split transfers are nearly indistinguishable from a soft-hand direct print.

When cold-peel transfers are applied, the transfer is allowed to cool before the paper is removed.

All of the ink transfers from the paper to the garment.

Cold-peel transfers have a glossy surface and are preferred for glitter and athletic transfers

. Some transfers can be either hot-split or cold-peel.

Puff transfers are printed with special puff transfer inks and when properly applied, produce a puff design.

Transfers that have been properly printed and applied are as durable as a direct print.

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Curing Transfer Prints
When printing heat transfers, the ink is only gelled or brought to a semi-cure.

This occurs between82-121º C, just past the wet state.

Transfers that have been semi-cured become fully cured when they are applied to the garment.

If they are over-cured, the ink will not transfer well.

Testing for Cure
To determine the correct dryer settings for gelling the

Increase the conveyor speed, or decrease the temperature of the curing unit until the stacked prints begin to stick together or show a slight amount of set-off on the back of the upper sheet.

Then decrease the conveyor speed enough to eliminate the sticking.

Another test for gel (though not always accurate) is to peel the ink off the release paper and roll it into a ball.

If the ball unrolls when laid down, the transfer is overcured.

A third test is the stretch test.

The gelled ink layer should be cured just enough that you can peel it off the paper, but if you try to stretch it, it should break with very little stretch.

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Hot-Split Transfer Tips
For medium-opacity transfers use Ultrasoft (PLUS), or AutoLine (AUTO) ink.

For high-opacity transfers use Mix-Opake (MIXO) with Mixo-Trans Additive or Transopake (TROP).

Print through an 86 thread/inch (34 thread/cm) mesh.

Cure to 121º C.

See below for curing procedures.

Use Super-Trans, TransLith, or Trans 55 paper, available from Union Ink.

Transfer to the garment at 177º C for 10-15 seconds at 1.75-2.1 kgf/cm2.

Peel the paper off the garment immediately after the press is opened.

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Cold-Peel Transfer Tips
Use the same inks, mesh, and curing procedures as for hot-split transfers.

Use TransFrench T-75, Super-Trans, or TransLith paper, available from Union Ink.

Transfer to the garment at 177º C for 10-20 seconds at 1.75-2.1 kgf/cm2.

Allow the transfer to cool completely before stripping off the paper.

Glitter Transfer Tips
For glitter transfers, use Super Glitter (PAGL-S) printed through a 30 thread/inch (12 thread/cm) mesh.

Cure as for hot-split transfers.

You can use TransFrench T-75 or TransLith papers, but for the highest gloss transfers, use a high-gloss transfer paper such as Warren O Duplex paper.

Glitter transfers are generally applied using the cold-peel procedure.

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Puff Transfer Tips
For puff transfers, use Transpuff (TRPF) ink printed through a 60 thread/inch (25 thread/cm) mesh.

Print a very thick layer of ink onto Trans-55 paper.

After printing the transfer, apply a transfer adhesive powder.

such as Union’s Unilon Heat Transfer Powder (ULON), either by sprinkling the powder over the print, or by passing the transfer through a tray containing the transfer adhesive powder.

Curing puff transfers is very critical.

The ink should be cured enough that it does not smear or offset in the stack, but not enough to puff.

The temperature window for curing puff transfers is 82-93º C. pply the transfer at 190º C for 5-10 seconds at 2.1-2.8 kgf/cm2).

Remove the paper from the garment immediately after opening the transfer press.

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Testing for Transferability
It is essential that you test your heat transfers for transferability at the start of each production run.

his is particularly important when using a new paper or ink.

You should also do accelerated aging tests which will indicate how well the transfer will release after 6-12 months on the shelf.

Accelerated aging tests can be done by placing the printed transfer in an environment of(49º C for 100 hours.

This will simulate approximately one year of shelf storage. While this test does not exactly duplicate the effects of aging, it will definitely help you determine whether a particular transfer will release well after aging.

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Always Test Inks Before Using In Production
Always test inks to determine their fitness for your particular applications, particularly new types of inks and when printing on new products.

Before printing a production run, print a sample for testing for adhesion, crocking, opacity, washability and any specific job requirements.

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The term refers to a method of pushing paint through a screen made of a fine mesh, prepared so that some of the mesh doesn’t let paint through, to create a design.

It is also known as silkscreen, silk-screening and serigraph referring to the original material that printing screens were made of and the ability to create a series of prints.

Substrate

Substrate it the surface that is being printed. Substrates are varied, with the most common ones being fabric and paper.

Screen printers will refer to their screens as having a substrate and a squeegee side, respectively the side where the screen touches the substrate and the side where the ink is pushed through with a squeegee.

Squeegee:

A squeegee is similar to a wiper, used to squeeze ink through the mesh of the treated screen onto the substrate.

Squeegee blades can be hard or soft and can have square, rounded or pointed blade edges for the use on different substrates.

Durometer is the number indicating the hardness of the squeegee blade.

While higher the number the harder it is with 70 being the most common durometer.

Soft round squeegees are more often used for fabrics. While hard sharp edged and square squeegees do well on non-porous surfaces.

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It comes in a thread count of 15t to 200t. The higher the thread count, the less ink it will let through.

Screen mesh comes in either white or yellow.

When exposing a positive onto mesh the colour can make the difference between soft and sharp images.

White mesh reflects the light of the exposure to all sides and so creates softer lines while the coloured mesh with less reflection produces a sharper image.

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Last, but definitely not least, is the screen printing frame which holds the screen mesh.

They’re made from wood or aluminum.

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 Most artwork is created using illustrator, Photoshop,coral draw free software like gimp and cad draw. vectors are best for illustrations (solid line work).
multi colour designs are separated and placed on separate layers from the original image.Then each colour is printed in black by itself. This colour sepiration is also known as film positive separation. a printer, Ink jet or Laser , a computer with software will be required with this step.

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After your artwork is created or separated you will need to convert it all to black and print it on a clear film, this is your film positive.
Conseqquently if the artwork design has more than one colour ,you will need to print a film positive for each colour.

It is this black opaque film positive you are going to use to make your screen. this is the step you are going to require a computer, a printer and ink jet or Laser film.

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You will need a screen to pass the ink through onto your shirt.

They are commonly known as Silkscreens, their are 3 types  that you can use.

Aluminium silkscreens, wooden silkscreens or precoated stencils.

Whrn you have decided which one to use, you will need to degrease it before you coat it with emulsion.

The precoated silkscreen and precoated stencil this has already been done.

The emulsion is a light sensitive liquid.

Which is coated on the mesh and dried, with a fan heater or oven.

Once it is dry, it is then exposed with the film positive under uv light in order to make a stencil.

This step will require screen making chemicals, a water hose and an exposure unit.

Furthermore another way to expose to uv light is using the sun. A sunlight precoated Aluminium screen or stencil sheet.

Basic list of Screen Printing Equipment to print fabric

1.LED UV Exposure unit. to make stencils using light sensitive emulsion on the silkscreen.
2.Wash out booth with water sprayer. To wash out and clear the image on the screen.
3.Drying oven or fan heater. To dry the silk screens after preparing them for emulsion or coating the with emulsion.

4.A darkroom, or subdued light room. for coating your screens and storing the coated silk screens for future use.
5.Screen printing press, jiffy clamps or silkscreen carousel. To print your t.shirts, Hoodies, fabric with ease and consistency.
6. Flash cure unit or heat gun. To flash dry between colours or to fully cure single colours
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9. Coating trough. To coat your silk screens with emulsion.
10. squeegee. wooden or aluminium , to push the ink through the silk screen.
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